Category Archives: Star Trek

WHAT I’M WATCHING: ALLEGIANCE

  ALLEGIANCE  Music and lyrics by Jay Kuo and a book by Marc Acito, Kuo and Lorenzo Thione Musical Drama | TV Series (2016) Breaking from my usual television review, today I’m writing about a Broadway musical production, filmed for … Continue reading

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THE FACE OF ICARUS: A STAR TREK SHORT FICTION TRIBUTE

“Do you have eyes on him, Mr. Sulu?” “Yes, Captain. Status unchanged. He’s still out there.” “Just like an Russian pugolovka,” Chekov mused. “I can’t see how he’s doing it.” The three Star Fleet Officers, along with everyone else on … Continue reading

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STAR TREK 50

                50 years later and Bill Shatner is still Captain Kirk.  

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FOR THE LOVE OF STAR TREK, PART 2

  The Las Vegas Star Trek Convention: It’s a love-hate relationship between the exorbitant cost and unrivaled shameless innocent heartening joy I receive each time I go. I have friends there, good friends. I love immersing myself in the Star … Continue reading

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FOR THE LOVE OF STAR TREK, PART 1

  “Infinite diversity in infinite combinations.” —Vulcan Philosophy   September 8, 2016 will be a special day for me. It’s the 50th anniversary of the air date of Star Trek, the original series. 1966 – I was there. One of … Continue reading

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CAT STUFF

I don’t consider myself a collector. The idea that I purposefully go out seeking cat objects is ludicrous. Yet when I look around me, at my desk, my shelves, my bookcase, my jewelry, even my clothing, I have to wonder. … Continue reading

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Reblogged: Monday Musings 2/1

Sharing because I love the way this guy writes. Source: Monday Musings 2/1

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2016 – NEW ROAD

January 1 has dawned bright and sunlit in Portland, cold and beautiful as marble, but now it seems late to run through the record of 2015. I’ve already changed the calendars. Some things stand out, however, as I think back … Continue reading

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VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE OF THE ENTERPRISE

Captain Kirk was shorter than he looked standing on the bridge of the Enterprise. It was the regality of his surroundings, the poise of his stance, and of course the camera angle that made him look tall as a Norse … Continue reading

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SAYING GOODBYE TO LEONARD NIMOY

  In the dream, we were doing an interview. I recall stark details: the nap of the plush velvet couch; the glare of hot spotlights; Mr. Nimoy’s smile for the audience, one last time. This was his final appearance; time to … Continue reading

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